On July 28, the Theatre’s box office and our web site have started the advance sale of tickets to the November premiere of John Neumeier’s ballet Tatiana, a co-production of the K. S. Stanislavsky and V. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre and John Neumeier’s Hamburg Ballet.
Within the framework of the Festival of Chinese Culture 2014, the artists of the Dragon Contemporary Dance Theatre of Beijing will perform on our stage the only show in Moscow of The Gates of Shaolin. Tickets are sold exclusively through our Theatre’s box office.
On June 4, at the Theatre’s box office, an advance sale of tickets opened to the September premiere of Domenico Cimarosa’s opera Il matrimonio segreto (The Secret Marriage), a joint production by the K. S. Stanislavsky and V. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre and the Russian University of Dramatic Arts (GITIS).
The opening nights are scheduled for September 20 and 21.
On July 21 the advance sale of tickets to October, 2014 performances started in the Theatre’s box office and on the Web site.
The 2014 Moscow Prize for literature and arts in the Visual Arts category has been awarded to Elena Stepanova.
The Melody Recording Company has recorder the compact disc, Tchaikovsky: Romances, with principal singers of the Stanislavsky Opera Natalia Petrozhitskaya and Dmitri Zuev. The presentation of the CD will take place on July 24 at 7pm in the A. N. Skriabin’s House.
On July 20, principal singer of the Theatre’s opera troupe Thomas Baum made his debut as the Count Almaviva in the G. Rossini’s opera Il Barbiere di Siviglia.
On July 17, 18, and 1, John Neumeier conducted a casting for the ballet Tatiana. Then, on July 19, on the last day of his visit, he explained to the troupe his concept and message of the ballet, his vision of the Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin, and his views of different stage versions of the novel. The production will be the third Neumeier’s staging with the Theatre after The Seagull and The Little Mermaid. The Rossia-Kultura TV Channel’s News crew attended the choreographer’s meeting with the Theatres’ ballet troupe.
Today, Artistic Director of Stanislavsky opera Alexander Titel and maestro Alexander Lazarev conduct casting for the opera Khovanschina. The opening night is scheduled for February, 2015.
On July 15, a recital by Igor Zelensky, the People’s Artist of Russia, Artistic Director of the K. S. Stanislavsky and Vl. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre’s ballet, and leading dancer of the Mariinsky Theatre, was held on stage of the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint-Petersburg.
In the July 14’s performance of the ballet La Sylphide, principal dancer of the Stanislavsky ballet, Dmitri Sobolevsky, performed for the first time the part of James, as Anastasia Limenko did the part of Effie, and Elizaveta Cheprasova, in the first act’s pas de deux; Ksenia Ryzhkova and Elizaveta Cheprasova also made their debuts in the three sylphs. Evgeni Perunov debuted at the podium.
The Orpheus Radio continues its cycle of meetings with art personalities and other people whose lives are associated with the K. S. Stanislavsky and V. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre. Last Thursday, Alexei Barabanov’s guests at the studio were pianist Natalia Burmeister-Tchaikovskaya and Director of the Theatre’s ballet Zurab Sakhokia.